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Ozark Integrated Circuits Receives $750,000 Award from Air Force

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The company will work with HiDEC researchers at the University of Arkansas to develop electronics packaging for jet engine controls.

College of Engineering Awards Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Science

Arkansas Trade Director Testifies to U.S. Trade Representative at NAFTA hearings

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas traveled to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to testify on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Arkansas Trade Director Shares D.C. Summit Panel With Africa Governors, Mayors

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Denise Thomas of the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the U.S-Africa Business Summit 2017 as a guest speaker on regional integration and the impact of global trade.

Economic Development International Outreach

National Development Organization Names Dan Hendrix as New Board Member

Friday, May 26, 2017

The State International Development Organizations has named Dan Hendrix, president and chief executive officer of the World Trade Center Arkansas as a new member of their leadership board.

Appointments Business Economic Development International

Nominations Now Open for 2018 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Deadline for submitting nominations of business leaders to the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is July 15.

Walton College of Business Business Economic Development

SurfTec Receives $1.2 Million Energy Award to Develop Novel Coating

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The company’s initial technology, a nanoparticle-based coating that reduces friction on surfaces of moving parts, developed at the U of A.

College of Engineering Awards Business Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability
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